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How to Hire a Contractor

We litigate disputes between homeowners and home improvement contractors.   For tips on how to hire a contractor, watch general contractor Tom Silva’s video here:
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/video/0,,20672091,00.html

Do a simple background check on your proposed contractor.
License Lookup:  https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx
Civil litigation case lookup:  http://civilinquiry.jud.ct.gov/PartySearch.aspx

In Connecticut always make sure your contractor’s written agreement complies with the Connecticut Home Improvement Act. For more details, see:
http://www.marder-law.com/2016/02/contractors-the-connecticut-home-improvement-act/